182
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Civil engineering
Master of Science (MS) Engineering science Green energy
Master of Science (MS) Engineering science Nanoelectronics
Master of Science (MS) Engineering science Data sciences
Master of Science (MS) Engineering science Internet of Things
Master of Science (MS) Civil engineering
Master of Science (MS) Environmental and water resources engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 59
Doctoral Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Project, thesis, or comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

714
Applied
233
Accepted
55
Enrolled
33%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of reference
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

182
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.2%
Black or African American 1.1%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.55%
Asian 2.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.65%
Unknown 4.4%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time (31)
Part-time (1)
Male (27)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structural and earthquake engineering; geomechanics, geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering; computational engineering mechanics; bridge engineering; environmental and water resources engineering; transportation systems engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,391,000

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Andrew S. Whittaker
Chairman
Email: awhittak@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2114
Fax: 716-645-3733